INDIA (Metro Rail News): With the continuing nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19, Piyush Goyal led Indian Railways is extending their train duties to e-commerce companies for transfer of goods.
Indian Railways is offering unhindered help of Parcel rails for the transportation of necessary things along with other goods that are needed for the public over the country. As per the Railway Ministry the local industries, e-commerce companies, any curious groups, organizations, individuals, as well as prospective loaders can contact the officials of Indian Railways at the zonal level.
Further, the contact parts of Indian Railways’ officials at many railway stations have been distributed with made possible so that anyone can contact to arrange the parcel, stated by Indian Railways.
Necessary commodities to different parts of India by its freight train services already transporting by the national transporter. With the freight trains operations, Indian Railways is meeting the requirements of bulk transportation of basic items like edible oil, food grains, milk, salt, sugar, coal, cement, fruits, vegetables etc.
Where parcel train services are transporting different commodities that require to be delivered in comparatively fewer quantities. So far, the national transporter has loaded thirty special parcel trains to different targets across the nation.
An overview of parcel train services:
- Carrying milk from Gujarat-Delhi Region
- Carrying miscellaneous commodities from Jalgaon-New Guwahati
- Carrying miscellaneous commodities from New Tinsukia-Nagpur
- Carrying basic goods from Gujarat-New Guwahati
- Carrying dry grass from Palghar-Jammu
- Carrying milk products from Ahmedabad-Kanpur
- Carrying miscellaneous goods from New Guwahati-Gujarat
- Carrying milk from Renigunta-Nizamuddin
- Carrying agri seeds from Salem-Bathinda
- Carrying milk products from Moga-Guwahati
- Carrying milk powder from Ahmedabad-Howrah
- Carrying fruits from Bhopal-Gwalior
- Carrying miscellaneous commodity from Nagpur-New Tinsukia
- Carrying FMCG products from Nangal Dam-Guwahati
- Carrying miscellaneous goods from Chennai-New Delhi
- Carrying miscellaneous goods from Yeswanthpur-Howrah
- Carrying medical goods and masks from Bandra Terminus-Ludhiana
- Carrying miscellaneous goods from Rewa-Anuppur
- Carrying miscellaneous goods from Bhopal-Khandwa, Itarsi-Bina
- Carrying medicine & books from Chennai Egmore-Nagercoil
- Carrying agri seeds from Salem-Hisar
- Carrying miscellaneous goods from New Delhi-Howrah
- Carrying miscellaneous goods from Gujarat-Guwahati
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